& language skills

Armchair Travel


Be taken to faraway places and explore topics of special interest without leaving Sandybeach Centre. Through a vibrant and engaging program of guest presenters, participants will have the opportunity to learn about different countries and cultures, reminisce about past travel  experiences and share stories over afternoon tea in a relaxed, supportive and friendly environment. Transport available.


Fri 18 Jan-5 April
1.30-3pm 12 wks
$152 (C$86)

Fri 26 April-28 June
1.30-3pm 10 wks
$152 (C$86)
Classes are not held on public holidays

Kitchen Club


Learn about safety in the kitchen; reading recipes, understanding and following recipes, preparation techniques, cooking skills and techniques and eating healthily.

  • Experience eating and cooking from garden to plate

  • Socialise and share meals

  • Shop in supermarkets and other food outlets

  • Enjoy fully interactive cooking sessions 


Tues 16 Jul - 17 Dec
9.30am-12.30pm 20 wks or


Wed 17 Jul - 18 Dec
9.30am-12.30pm 21 wks
$320 Aust. Citizen/Perm.Res

Bridge, Cards - Supervised Duplicate


Join our bridge group and enjoy the game in a friendly and supportive environment. Our Duplicate is fully supervised and questions may be asked throughout play. We cater for individuals and a partner can be provided. Fine-tune your bridge while helping to build important skills and
confidence in your game. 

Thurs 11 Jul - 19 Dec
$30 Half Yearly membership inc. GST
Plus $12 per week inc. GST
Classes are not held on public holidays

ESL Intermediate Conversation


Improve your English conversation skills in a
friendly and supportive environment.
Skill development in vocabulary, pronunciation
and confidence through sharing of life experiences.
Reading and speaking about current issues,
events and the Australian culture.
Suitable for intermediate to advanced students.

Mon 15 Jul -16 Dec
9.30am-12.30pm 21 wks
$190 Aust. Citizen/Perm.Res
Classes are not held during school holidays or on public holidays



For those who love gardening and wish to
develop their practical skills and knowledge
while benefitting from the many aspects of wellbeing that gardening promotes.

Some of the activities include; planting, weeding, watering, harvesting and sampling garden produce. You will enjoy gardening in our renovated accessible garden area and experience visits to other gardens in the community.


Mon 15 Jul - 16 Dec
1.15 - 4.15pm - 21 wks
$280 Aust. Citizen/Perm.Res


Introduction to Mahjong


Mahjong is a game that involves a degree of chance combined with skill, strategy and calculation. An experienced Mahjong trainer will teach you the fundamentals of the game, with some history and an overview of different styles.

Wed 7 Aug - 28 Aug             Wed 23 Oct - 13 Nov
1.30-3.30pm 4 wks                1.30 - 3.30pm 4 weeks
$50 inc. GST                          $50 inc. GST


Sandybeach Training Education Pathways. Programs designed for people with an intellectual disability.


New courses being offered in the July - December 2019

Program and Event Guide


Activities and support for active seniors (60+) and people with age related conditions. Reach programs are open to all and there are a range of subsidy options for people over 65 years and living in their own home. Transport may be available.

As part of the Learn Local organisations across Victoria we offer a range of education and training programs designed to meet your learning needs. We are a Government registered Learn Local organisation and deliver pre-accredited training. For more information of Learn Local Organistations please go to:

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Sandybeach Community

Co-operative Society Limited

2 Sims Street, Sandringham, Vic 3191

Tel: 03 9598 2155

ABN: 398 538 675 16



Sandybeach Centre makes every effort to ensure that the information on this website is correct at the time of publication. We reserve the right to cancel or change course days, times, locations, fees and tutors when necessary.

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